Listener Fails to Start and Yields: TNS-01198 Listener Failed to Initialize

(Doc ID 2263750.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Flex ASM Listener start failed with error TNS-01198 when GI starting.
Also same error occurred when using lsnrctl.



 This is likely a new installation or the listener.ora file has been edited recently. 


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